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Gitro 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Gitro 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gitro 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gitro Tablet

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Uses of Gitro Tablet

Gitro 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Gitro Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Gitro Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Gitro 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gitro Tablet works

Gitro 500mg Tablet is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Gitro Tablet

Expert advice for Gitro Tablet

  • Gitro will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete.
  • Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Gitro.
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Gitro Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gitro Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gitro 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gitro 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Gitro 500mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Gitro 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Gitro 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gitro 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Gitro 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gitro 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gitro Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Gitro 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Gitro Tablet

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Yes, Gitro is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Gitro. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Gitro is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Gitro in these conditions.
Gitro is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Gitro can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Gitro for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Gitro is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Gitro can be used for the treatment of bacterial infections only. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.
Gitro is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Gitro can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Gitro in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Gitro with paracetamol?
Gitro can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Gitro with omeprazole?
Gitro can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Gitro with ibuprofen?
Gitro can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Gitro with esomeprazole?
Gitro can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No interactions have been clinically observed between Gitro and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take Gitro and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Gitro cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Gitro can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.
Gitro has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Gitro does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Gitro.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Gitro. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Gitro.
Gitro is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.
Yes, Gitro can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Gitro would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking Gitro or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Gitro is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like Gitro as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Gitro can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.
Gitro is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Gitro can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Gitro can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Gitro with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gitro with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Gitro with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Gitro with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Gitro with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Gitro with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Gitro with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Gitro with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Gitro with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Gitro with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almigra
Gitro with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Gitro with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Gitro with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Gitro with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Gitro with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Gitro with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Gitro with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Gitro with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Gitro with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Gitro with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Gitro with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Gitro with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Gitro with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Gitro with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Gitro with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Gitro with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate Cfc Free
Gitro with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Gitro with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Gitro with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Gitro with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Gitro with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Gitro with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Gitro with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Gitro with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Gitro with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil
Gitro with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Gitro with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Gitro with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Gitro with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
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